Explore Eastern Rwanda in a 3 Days Akagera Tour to the savannas. This wildlife tour enables you explore Akagera National park the only savanna park in Rwanda. Visit Akagera for classic safari game drives featuring big cats, big five mammals and birds. The 3 Days Akagera tour is enough to fully explore the parks major wildlife. 

Zebras in Akagera National Park. Beyond Gorilla Safaris, 3 Days Akagera Tour
Zebras in Akagera National Park. Photo by J. Dickens

Tour Summary

Day 1: Head To Akagera National Park

Day 2: Game drives and Boat cruise

Day 3: Game Drive & Departure.

Tour Inclusions

  • Pickup and Drop off
  • Private Transportation
  • National Park Entrance fees
  • Boat cruise
  • Full board accommodation in Akagera National Park
  • Safari Guide


  • Visas
  • Kigali accommodation and meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Head To Akagera National Park

Start your morning with a transfer to Akagera National Park after being picked up from your hotel or airport. The drive is fair taking 3 hours with chances of stopping over for photography in-case you want. Arrive early at the park for lunch and in the Afternoon go for game drives seeing the major wildlife the park has to offer.

Day 2: Game drives and Boat cruise

On this day you will start with an early morning and sunrise game drive in the northern sector. This has the highest wildlife concentration and while here expect to see elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, birds among others. There are well demarcated game drive trails giving you a 360 degree view of the park. You will later return to your lodge and in the afternoon go for a boat cruise along Lake Ihema. Here you will spot a number of birds, Hippos, crocodiles and other wildlife.

Day 3: Game Drive & Departure

On this departure day you will have early morning game drives as you exit the park for a transfer back to Kigali for a drop off at your hotel or airport if on schedule.

End of tour.